Jeff has been with Advance Sports and Spine Therapy since 2012 and has practiced out of both the West Linn and Northwest Portland locations. He graduated from Regis University in Denver, Colorado in 2003 with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Being a lifelong learner, Jeff continued to develop his clinical skills completing multiple post-graduate certifications; most recently completing the McKenzie Institute USA Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship program in 2017. Jeff currently holds the following advanced post-graduate certifications:
- MDT: Diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy
- OCS: Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
- FAAOMPT: Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic and Manual Physical Therapy
- CSCS: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
- ASTYM: Certified Provider through Performance Dynamics
- FMS: Functional Movement Screen and Y Balance Test Specialist
Jeff loves to help people return to the activities that are important in their life. He works with individuals with a variety of musculoskeletal disorders identifying the root of the problem by utilizing the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT). Jeff incorporates other treatments that are complimentary to MDT, including manual therapy and functional exercise, to optimize recovery and to help prevent recurrences.
Jeff has been active in the physical therapy profession outside of the clinic setting; holding positions in the Oregon Physical Therapy Association committee and Board of Directors. In addition, he previously served as an Oregon Delegate to the American Physical Therapy Association.
Jeff enjoys his time away from work with his wife and two school aged children by exploring the outdoors. Whether it’s hiking, camping, fishing, or kayaking, Jeff and his family enjoy all that Oregon has to offer.